The Santa Ana City Council voted 4 to 2 Tuesday to pay a total of $6 million to help Honda Santa Ana expand at a city-developed auto mall.
The dealership plans to expand onto land leased to Mr. J's, a now-closed strip club. To make room for the expansion and boost tax revenue, the council agreed to acquire the lease and demolish the club. "We need to look at this not as throwing money on the table," Mayor Miguel Pulido said. "We need to look at this as an investment."